Average Purchasing Specialist Salary

$51,939
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$52k
90%
$75k

The average salary for a Purchasing Specialist is $51,939

Base Salary
$39k - $75k
Bonus
$303 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$596 - $7k
Total Pay
$34k - $72k
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What Do Purchasing Specialists Do?

Purchasing Specialist Tasks
  • Predict required packaging or resources according to customer requests and coordinate with vendors to obtain products.
  • Resolve billing issues and any conflicts between the company and the vendors.
  • Maintain working relationships with vendors, evaluate vendor contract terms, and negotiate prices.
  • Place, schedule, and follow-up on orders to ensure accuracy and timely delivery.
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Job Satisfaction for Purchasing Specialist

4 out of 5
(252)
Highly Satisfied
17Reviews
Based on 252 responses, the job of Purchasing Specialist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.96 out of 5. On average, Purchasing Specialists are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
61.6%
Male
37.7%
Prefer to self-define
0.7%
This data is based on 573 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

79%

Dental

69%

Vision

61%

None

20%